Movie watced in Design theory friday 17th 2010
The most global furniture company started in 1955. The first furniture they produced was “Løvet table” the companies name is IKEA. They had a focus on functional design.
A time after the computer came, it was an Apple product and they named it Macintosh. The first computer was big and only a special kind of people had the opportunity to use them.
Many people could not even imagine to use the computer for something else than putting tape in and get numbers out.
The first mouse designed for the computer was made in 1963 and it was made of timber.
Bill Atkinson, Apple; The principals for the design is to be all, but invisible.
Perhaps design has come too far?
Digital devices are shrinking the world, we have transfer the natural into a design world full of stuff. Has it come to an end?
Then we have sustainable design, Recycled may mean that it is down cycled which means it has lost quality.
Think Chair was the first furniture that was a reused chair.